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Cell mechanics and cellular engineering
|Statement||Van C. Mow ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Mow, Van C., Symposium on Cell Mechanics and Cellular Engineering (1994 : Amsterdam, Netherlands)|
|LC Classifications||QH645.5 .C45 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 564 p. :|
|Number of Pages||564|
|ISBN 10||0387943072, 3540943072|
|LC Control Number||94011618|
Cell biophysics. Cell mechanics of adhesion, migration and dynamics. Immunophysics and immunoengineering. Hyaluronan glycobiology. Hyaluronan synthase. Physics of tissues. The Curtis lab is primarily focused on the physics of cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix interactions, in particular within the context of glycobiology and immunobiology. Cell types ranging from endothelial cells to neurons to mesenchymal stem cells have been studied on gels of stiffness ranging from 15 Pa to kPa. Cells sense substrate properties via integrins, transmembrane heterodimeric proteins that attach extracellularly to specific matrix protein domains and intracellularly to the actin cytoskeleton Author: Bradley Layton.
A new book co-authored by Lorna Gibson, the Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, brings to life the fascinating structures and unique mechanics of natural and biomedical cellular materials.. Arranged in three parts, Cellular Materials in Nature and Medicine (Cambridge University Press) begins with a review of the mechanical properties of nature's . Cell and tissue engineering centers on the application of physical and engineering principles to understand and control cell and tissue behavior. Cellular engineering focuses on cell-level phenomena, while tissue engineering and regenerative medicine seek to .
A multipotent stem cell has the potential to differentiate into different types of cells within a given cell lineage or small number of lineages, while an oligopotent stem cell is limited to becoming one of a few different cell types. The process of cellular differentiation is under strict regulation by transcription factors which can either. In the Cell Biomechanics Lab, we address these questions with new experimental techniques and modeling approaches in order to build up a knowledge base on cell mechanics. If we can understand how cells are guided by mechanics, then we can alter or direct cellular properties and responses in order to influence large changes in tissue and organs.
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Cell mechanics and cellular engineering may be defined as the application of principles and methods of engineering and life sciences toward fundamental understanding of structure-function relationships in normal and pathological cells and the development of biological substitutes to restore cellular functions.
Get this from a library. Cell mechanics and cellular engineering. [Van C Mow;] -- This volume is a record of papers presented at the Symposium on Cell Mechanics and Cellular Engineering that was held at the Second World Congress of Biomechanics in Amsterdam on July Purchase Principles of Cellular Engineering - 1st Edition.
Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Introduction to Cell Mechanics and Mechanobiology is designed for a one-semester course in the mechanics of the cell offered to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, and mechanical teaches a quantitative understanding of the way cells detect, modify, and respond to the physical properties within the cell by: Yet, little is known about the molecular and biophysical basis of cell mechanics.
Most of the existing engineering models of cells are ad hoc descriptions based on measurements obtained under particular experimental conditions, and these continuum models usually ignore contributions of subcellular structures and molecular components.
More than. The subject of Cell Mechanics and Cellular Engineering is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary subject based on the application of methods and principles from engineering and the life sciences to the study of cellular function, and the development of biological substitutes to restore cellular function.
DONALD E. INGBER, in Principles of Cellular Engineering, Mammalian cells control their shape and function by altering their mechanical properties through structural rearrangements and changes in molecular biochemistry at the nanometer scale. Yet, little is known about the molecular and biophysical basis of cell mechanics.
Introduction to Cell Mechanics and Mechanobiology is designed for a one-semester course in the mechanics of the cell offered to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, and mechanical teaches a quantitative understanding of the way cells detect, modify, and respond to the physical properties within the cell environment.5/5(1).
Exploring the mechanical features of biological cells, this second edition now covers complex filaments, the cell division cycle, cell control and organization, and fluctuation phenomena. In full color and with around end-of-chapter exercises, this textbook is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in physics and biomedical Cited by: This course develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales.
Topics include: structure of tissues and the molecular basis for macroscopic properties; chemical and electrical effects on mechanical behavior; cell mechanics, motility and adhesion; biomembranes; biomolecular mechanics and molecular motors. Cell mechanics is thus central to understanding these principles.
As cell mechanics draws from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and mathematics, this book aims not only to provide a collection of research methods, but also to develop a common language among scientists who share the interest in cell mechanics but enter the.
Book Description. Introduction to Cell Mechanics and Mechanobiology is designed for a one-semester course in the mechanics of the cell offered to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, and mechanical teaches a quantitative understanding of the way cells detect, modify, and respond to the physical properties within the cell.
This book bridges the gap between life sciences and physical sciences by providing several perspectives on cellular and molecular mechanics on a fundamental level.
It begins with a general introduction to the scales and terms that are used in the field of cellular and molecular biomechanics and then moves from the molecular scale to the tissue.
This book also discusses the scale dependency of ECM mechanics, translation of mechanical forces from tissue to cellular level, and advances and challenges in improving our understanding of cellular mechanotransduction in the context of living tissues and organisms.
a| "Bringing to life the fascinating structures and unique mechanics of natural and biomedical cellular materials, this book is an expert guide to the subject for graduates and researchers.
Arranged in three parts, it begins with a review of the mechanical properties of nature's building blocks (structural proteins, polysaccharides and minerals) and the mechanics of cellular materials. The rich academic training and work experiences of Yu-li Wang have encompassed colleges of basic science, medicine, and engineering, as well as medical centers and research institutes.
His research has focused on aspects of cellular mechanical activities that serve as. Ubiquitous and fundamental in cell mechanics, multiscale problems can arise in the growth of tumors, embryogenesis, tissue engineering, and more.
Cell Mechanics: From Single Scale-Based Models to Multiscale Modeling brings together new insight and research on mechanical, mathematical, physical, and.
Cellular Solids - by Lorna J. Gibson May Introduction and synopsis. Almost any solid can be foamed. Techniques now exist for making three-dimensional cellular solids out of polymers, metals, ceramics and even by: Textbook & Book Chapters 1. Raymond H. Lam and Weiqiang Chen, Biomedical Devices: Materials, Design, and Manufacturing, Springer Nature, ISBN 2.
Lanqi Gong, Weiyi Qian, Jie Tong, Apratim Bajpai, Weiqiang Chen, Micro-Tweezers and Force Microscopy Techniques for Single Cell Mechanobiological Analysis, Handbook of Single Cell Technologies, edited by Tuhin Subhra. Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics Lecture notes.
This lecture note develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum and statistical mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales, from molecular to cellular to tissue or organ level.
Author(s): Prof. Roger Kamm and Prof. Alan Grodzinsky. The role of matrix in cell motility and stiffness sensing. RK: Capstone Problems: The Physics of Cancer.
In disease contexts, effects of matrix stiffness on the molecular, cellular, and tissue level processes related to cell adhesion and migration.
Measurement of molecular binding kinetics and cell migration as influenced by Naturally.Tools to study cell mechanics and mechanotransduction. In Cell Mechanics (Academic Press, Y.-L. Wang and D. E. Discher, Eds.) Methods in Cell Biology T. P. Lele and S.
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it puts forth current ideas for how these forces may be transmitted to cellular machinery in order to change protein expression and otherwise modify cell activity.
The book sets up a good context for why one would want to study mechanobiology and gives some good tips for designing an Cited by: 2.